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CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
Algona Municipal Utilities - -Fiber-optic98%
Algona Municipal Utilities - -Cable98%
River Valley Telephone Coop. - -DSL1.407%
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Algona internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Algona is comparable to the rest of Iowa - 96%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Algona area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Algona residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Algona.

There are seven internet providers serving the Algona area, and 98.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Algona's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Algona

The largest internet providers in Algona are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Algona.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Algona residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 96% of the area. Algona’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Algona residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Algona covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Algona to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Algona, $46.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Algona, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Algona. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Algona's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Algona covering 96% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Algona residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Algona, $46.25.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Algona, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Algona. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Algona's providers, 264 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Algona covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Algona where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Algona, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Algona, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Algona. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Algona's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Algona with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Algona. The next fastest internet provider in Algona is Algona Municipal Utilities, offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Algona with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Algona, $46.25.

Algona Municipal Utilities is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Algona, covering 98% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.